Principal/Senior Systems Safety Consultant

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Principal/Senior Systems Safety Consultant

Location: London and UK wide

CPC Systems is the technical consultancy arm of CPC, specialising in modern railway control and train systems. We embrace the power of technology to support rail owners and operators to deliver world class performance from their transport infrastructure. Whether it is increasing capacity, improving reliability, delivering safety critical system upgrades, or driving efficiency.

The CPC Systems team is on the lookout for talented Safety Engineers looking for the next step in their safety and assurance consulting careers. We are recruiting across several roles and levels to join our ever-expanding team. You’ll be leading or supporting the delivery of safety activities in the rail sector, across a range of exciting project opportunities, as well as being a key part of our developing approach to safety analysis, using performance data to validate safety assessments.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Engineering Degree or similar
  • Experience in delivering safety engineering and assurance services to rail projects, using methods and tools aligned with standards such as EN50126, EN50129, IEC 61508, and/or CSM-RA.
  • Strong background in safety assurance management, safety approvals, and CSM work for major infrastructure projects.
  • Familiarity with safety assurance for new products, including signalling systems, control systems, infrastructure and rolling stock.
  • Knowledge of safety management systems consulting, such as RM3 auditing and safety strategy development.
  • Member of a professional institution and chartered or desire to work to chartership.
  • Business development skills, including proposal writing and relationship building with clients and industry stakeholders, collaborating with clients to understand their objectives and desired outcomes for each project.
  • Bidding, winning, and successful delivery of commercially viable projects, collaborating with clients to understand their objectives and desired outcomes for each project.
  • Exceptional organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple activities and proactively prioritise workload.
  • A passion for tackling interesting and challenging work, embracing variety in projects.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Primary Contact(s)

Andy Clay
Head of Talent Acquisition
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CPC is an award-winning consultancy. 

An independent project and cost management consultancy, CPC provides the best technical expertise in delivering infrastructure, property and transformational change projects.

Building Awards 2023

Construction Consultant of the Year
(over 100 staff)

APM Awards 2023

SME of the Year

Our people are dedicated to meeting client needs, unified by a core set of values and behaviours that bring the right knowledge, experience and approach to unlocking every project’s full potential.

In addition to a competitive salary, CPC Project Services provides comprehensive benefits, including private pension, private healthcare, holidays, assistance with private professional membership subscriptions, training and development, personal performance- based bonus and annual salary review.

We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match for this position. We are looking for someone with relevant skills and experience, not a checklist that exactly matches the job description. We want to help you grow and in return, you help us grow into a stronger, more inclusive organisation.

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